Georges Sada lecture

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Patrick J Sullivan Dan Chelotti 5/1/07 Georges Sada Lecture I just returned to my dorm room after returning from General Georges Sada. He was a top aide to the dictator Saddam Hussein and one of the few to survive publicly opposing Saddam. Sada is Christian Assyrian and from Northern Iraq. Being able to hear Sada speak is a feat in itself because of how Saddam punished non Sunni Iraqis. Sada’s lecture starts off with a long history of the tribes of the Iraqi and Mesopotamian area. Then he starts to tell us about the first Gulf War. He told us that right after Saddam invaded Kuwait, he asked Sada what he thought Saddam should do. Whether or not Sada said that Saddam should get out of Kuwait because they were neighbors and allies was unclear during the lecture but Sada led us to believe that he told Saddam was wrong to his face, but if he did that, he probably would have been killed so that didn’t seem logical to me. Then later at the very beginning of the U.S. offensive, all of Saddam’s top generals were asked to meet underground in a bunker with 3.5 feet thick
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGLISH 112 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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